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Jayalalitha again blasts Chidambaram over foreign funding
Chennai, June 12 (IANS) AIADMK general secretary J. Jayalalitha Thursday renewed her criticism of Finance Minister P. Chidambaram's economic policies and demanded his resignation for 'falsely' claiming that foreign investments into India were being monitored by the market watchdog.

Thursday, June 12, 2008 6:54:18 PM

Panel for 'fresh look' into India-Nepal treaty
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) A high-level political forum Thursday called for a review of the India-Nepal Friendship Treaty, a pact that establishes close strategic ties between the two countries, in the wake of a newly elected government coming to power in that country.

Thursday, June 12, 2008 6:54:01 PM

Samajwadi Party lawmaker, 7 others booked
Lucknow, June 12 (IANS) Samajwadi Party lawmaker Chandra Bhadra Singh and his seven supporters have been booked for extorting money from traders in Uttar Pradesh's Sultanpur district, the police said Thursday.

Thursday, June 12, 2008 4:48:43 PM

Orissa chief minister slams fuel hike
Bhubaneswar, June 12 (IANS) Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Thursday lashed out against the central government for the fuel price hike, saying it would affect the people of his state.

Thursday, June 12, 2008 4:07:25 PM

Tripura seeks subsidy on cooking gas for northeast
Agartala, June 12 (IANS) The Tripura assembly Thursday urged the central government to give subsidy on cooking gas for the eight northeastern states.

Thursday, June 12, 2008 3:20:19 PM

Army called out in Siliguri
Kolkata, June 12 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Thursday asked the army to start route march in Siliguri in West Bengal's Darjeeling district, rocked by violence during the ongoing agitation by the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha for more powers to the regional council.

Thursday, June 12, 2008 3:08:08 PM

Madhya Pradesh home minister's son arrested, released
Bhopal, June 12 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Minister of State for Home Ramdayal Ahirwar's son and two others accused of manhandling and abusing a police officer were arrested and later released on bail, the police said Thursday.

Thursday, June 12, 2008 2:48:45 PM

Stage set for talks with Gujjars
Jaipur, June 12 (IANS) The Rajasthan government Thursday released 24 women who had been arrested during the ongoing agitation by Gujjars for Scheduled Tribe status to set the stage for talks with the agitation's leadership later in the day.

Thursday, June 12, 2008 2:47:45 PM

Asian media's power to expose graft not fully unleashed: UNDP
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Strong media can boost anti-corruption efforts in Asia and the Pacific but serious constraints still impede the full power of the press to report on corruption, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) reported Thursday.

Thursday, June 12, 2008 2:33:45 PM

Eight tourists hurt in attack by West Bengal protesters
Kolkata, June 12 (IANS) A group of Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) activists Thursday attacked a tourist vehicle and injured eight people in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district.

Thursday, June 12, 2008 1:36:34 PM

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